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posteromedial

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adjective pos·tero·me·di·al \ ˌpäs-tə-rō-ˈmēd-ē-əl \

medical Definition of posteromedial

:located on or near the dorsal midline of the body or a body part
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the abdomen … revealed a thick-walled lesion that was contiguous with the posteromedial wall of the duodenum …
  • —Oliver Freudenreich et al.The New England Journal of Medicine16 Feb. 2012

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